Payment by card

Online card payment is the fasted method of paying your fees. Your information is held in an encrypted form in a safe and secure environment. Once payment is successful you will receive a receipt to the email address supplied during payment from leicester.shop@payments.email. After receiving your offer to study with the University please allow 24 hours before attempting to make an online card payment. Please allow 24 hours for the University to receive your card payment.

The University accepts payment with the following cards:

For help and guidance with making an online payment please contact Student Fees and Income Management or the relevant Distance Learning Team.

Information for International card payments

If you live outside the UK you may wish to advise your card provider that you will be making a payment as your bank may block the payment for security reasons.

If paying with an international card you may be given the option to pay in your home currency and receive a competitive exchange rate for your payment. You will be able to choose and see the exact value in your home currency at the point of payment. The exchange rate is based 3.5% above Reuters Wholesale Interbank Exchange Rate at the time of your payment. Get more information on currency conversion.

China UnionPay

If you wish to pay using a China UnionPay card you can do so through our Western Union platform.

Please do not email or post card or bank details to the University of Leicester. Any details sent using these methods will be destroyed and we will not process your payment.